What you need to apply

Prerequisite Courses

  •  The courses below are required for admission; you may apply while coursework is in progress:

Prerequisite Coursework

Semester Hours Quarter Hours
Biology or Zoology with Lab 8 12
Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 8 12
Organic Chemistry with Lab 8 12
Physics with Lab 8 12

The admissions committee also recommends: biochemistry, human anatomy, molecular biology, physiology and statistics.

Bachelor's Degree

  •  To be considered for admission, you must have a B.A. or B.S. or complete the requirements for a degree before enrollment. The degree must be from an accredited institution

Test Scores

  • Competitive scores on a standardized exam such as DAT, GRE, or MCAT. GRE scores must be sent directly to Rosalind Franklin University from Education Testing Services (ETS)

GPA

Letters of Recommendation

  • An RFUMS recommendation form is provided for your convenience; however, if the recommender chooses not to utilize our form, he/she must use the appropriate letterhead stationery and envelope of the agency or university for which he/she works or teaches.
  • Either one committee letter or three individual letters of recommendations from persons involved in the students’ previous educational experience are required.

Transcripts

  • Official transcripts submitted from each college, university, and community college previously attended

Experience

  • Demonstration of interest and understanding of the medical field and its various components. The motivation and commitment to health care, as demonstrated by previous employment, volunteer work, or other experiences

Leadership

  • Demonstration of leadership characteristics through academic or community service activities

Volunteering

  • Demonstration of a commitment to public service through variety of humanitarian activities

Communication

  • Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills.
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